Transparent gemstone of the beryl family with a blue to bluish-green color.
A member of the beryl family, the aquamarine name means “sea water”, which is an apt description of the colors of many aquamarine seen on the market.
Aquamarine is found in Brazil, Mozambique, Madagascar, Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, India and other countries.
Aquamarine is always a pastel blue but the darker the color, the more valued it is.
As aquamarine is mainly found in light colors, the stone should be cut in proper proportions in order to maximize the color and the overall appearance.
And do not forget, all the stones are fragile! even the diamond ….
To determine the quality of a stone, color is the most important criterion.